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Jobs at Old Plank Farm

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FARM INTERN (2017 positions open: 1 of 3) 

Start: April 3 or after

End: August 15 or after

Days: Monday-Friday

Hours: 40 hrs per week. 

Compensation: $450 per month + housing + weekday lunches

 

Responsibilities: A FARM INTERN is required to participate in tasks essential to vegetable production at Old Plank Farm. This includes seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Other tasks that may be occasionally required include: greenhouse work, vegetable processing, washing and packing eggs, and general farm maintenance. 

Working as a farm intern will give you a chance for hands-on experience of farm life and work. You'll learn different techniques for vegetable cultivation, post-harvest handling, and sales. 

Skills Desired: Must be able to work well independently or with a team. Must be able to work under difficult environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain), and be able to lift at least 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Must have a positive attitude, interest in efficiency, passion for learning, and a sense of humor.  


HARVEST CREW (1-2 positions) Filled for 2017

Start Date: June 

End Date: September 

Days: Monday 7:30am-4:00pm and/or Tuesday 7:30am-12pm 

Hours: 8-12 hrs per week, depending on candidate’s availability and farm’s needs. Compensation: starting $8/hr + vegetable “seconds”. No housing or meals. 

 

Responsibilities: A HARVEST CREW MEMBER is required to participate in tasks essential to the CSA harvests at Old Plank Farm. This includes harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Other field tasks may occasionally be required. 

 

Skills Desired: Must be able to work well with a team. Must be able to work under difficult environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain), and be able to lift at least 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Must have a positive attitude, interest in efficiency, and a sense of humor.  


FIELD CREW MEMBER (2-3 positions) Filled for 2017

Start: May 

End: October 

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

Hours: 16-32 hrs per week depending on candidate’s availability and farm’s needs. 

Compensation: starting $8/hr + vegetable “seconds”. No housing or meals. 

 

Responsibilities: A FIELD CREW MEMBER is required to participate in tasks essential to vegetable production at Old Plank Farm. This includes, but is not limited to: seeding, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing vegetables. Other tasks that may be occasionally required include: greenhouse work, vegetable processing, washing and packing eggs, and general farm maintenance. 

 

Skills Desired: Must be able to work well independently or with a team. Must be able to work under difficult environmental conditions (heat, cold, rain), and be able to lift at least 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Must have a positive attitude, interest in efficiency, passion for learning, and a sense of humor. 


 

 

CSA Sign-Up

Our 2017 CSA sign-up season is closed.  If you were a 2016 member and still want to renew your share, please email us to do so. All others who want to be put on our waiting list, please email us at csa@oldplankfarm.com

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